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    PH levels?

    Hi, I’m in the process of cycling my first fish tank. (It’s actually done cycling, I’m just unsure about the PH levels) It’s 3.5 gallons and I’m going to get a betta fish. My PH levels are reading 8.2 with the API master test kit. I used the High Range PH tester because the regular one was...
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    Help with cycling a small tank

    I can check my tap water again this weekend and see if it's still showing ammonia. Do you have a free ammonia test kit you would recommend? Yes, I use Prime every time I do a water change. I fill up a gallon jug, put Prime in it, and let it sit overnight and do the water change the next day. I'm...
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    Help with cycling a small tank

    Thanks for the reply! I don't have nitrite in my tap water, but I do have nitrate. I'm not exactly sure what's in the water because it's from a well and not the city so it's just like spring water. So even if my ammonia reading is still 0.25, but I get the nitrites down to 0 I'll be ready to put...
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    Help with cycling a small tank

    Hi, I'm new here. I posted this in the "Ask Questions About Cycling" section, but I didn't realize that was an old thread so I am reposting it here. I'm in the process of doing a fishless cycle. This is the first time I've ever done this and I'm a little confused. I've been cycling for almost 3...
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    Ask Questions About Cycling

    Hi, I'm new here. I'm in the process of doing a fishless cycle. This is the first time I've ever done this and I'm a little confused. I've been cycling for almost 3 weeks now. I have the Top Fin Enchant 3.5 gallon tank and I use the filter that came with it. My heater is the Aqueon 50W heater...
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